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Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Submission Deadline is Feb. 28 

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The deadline for hospitals that participate in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting and/or Medicare Promoting Interoperability Programs to submit data for the mandatory Safe Use of Opioids-Concurrent Prescribing electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) and three self-selected eCQMs is Feb. 28 at 11:59 p.m. (PT).  

The data must be from three self-selected quarters of calendar year (CY) 2022 data. The quarters for CY 2022 are:  

  • Q1 2022 (January 1–March 31) 
  • Q2 2022 (April 1–June 30) 
  • Q3 2022 (July 1–Sept. 30) 
  • Q4 2022 (Oct. 1–Dec. 31)  

Additional details regarding attestation via the HQR Secure Portal are available on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Promoting Interoperability Program web page. Questions regarding the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program, including the attestation process, can be directed to the CCSQ Service Center at or (866) 288-8912.